Saving Money on College Textbooks

College students spend an average of $655 per year on textbooks, according to the National Association of College Stores. Even though this figure is down from two and four years ago – from $667 and $702, respectively – it’s still a lot of money, especially for broke college students. Still, depending on your major, your average book expense may exceed that amount. Here are some ways that help you spend less money on college textbooks. Try to get the required textbooks from somewhere outside of the college bookstore. Shopping at the college bookstore usually takes more money out of packet …

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